Logan Simpson, an environmental planning, cultural resource management, and landscape architectural design firm, has an immediate opening for a regular full-time Senior Archaeologist/Project Manager based in our Reno, Nevada office.

Position Responsibilities

  • Planning and managing all phases of cultural resources projects including survey, archaeological monitoring, testing and data recovery
  • Interacting with clients and land managers
  • Technical report production
  • Preparing scopes of work and cost estimates
  • Meeting project scope, schedule, and budget obligations
  • Conducting quality control/quality assurance reviews of field data and reports
  • Some administrative duties and office management such as recruiting and hiring temporary staff, supervising and mentoring staff, participating in marketing and business development efforts, and managing Logan Simpson’s equipment and fleet in Nevada

Position Requirements: 

  • Qualifications for permitting as Principal Investigator for multiple Nevada BLM Districts
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Anthropology or closely related field or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of archaeology consulting or agency experience including 3+ years of supervisory experience
  • 3+ years of archaeology experience in the Great Basin or the Southwest
  • Expert knowledge of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act
  • Willingness to conduct fieldwork when needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and experience independently preparing, reviewing, and editing complex technical documents for a full range of cultural resources projects
  • Residence in Reno, Nevada or willingness to relocate to Reno

Preferred, but not required: 

  • A Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA)
  • Meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology 
  • Previous experience preparing cultural resources sections for documents related to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)


This full-time position is paid on a salaried basis between $58,240 – $93,600, dependent upon experience. 

Benefits and Perks: 

  • Support for professional conference attendance 
  • Professional development opportunities, including a leadership development program, training opportunities, and mentorship 
  • Bonus programs for publishing, employee referrals, and academic achievements 
  • Tuition reimbursement program 
  • Babies-At-Work Program 
  • Comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision plans, firm-paid Life/AD&D, Long-Term Disability coverage, and a 401(k) with a firm match 
  • Paid time off starting at 16 days off per year and paid holidays 
  • Paid Costco memberships, paid parking, and reimbursement for transit costs 

If interested, please apply online at and attach a resume and a cover letter that include salary requirements.  

Logan Simpson is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer